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CONTENTS.

.1

On Et.../ Marriages - r - 3'

On the Death of his Brother, Mr. John Franklin 5
To the late Dr. Mather of Boston - - 7

The Whistle, a true Story ; written to his Nephew 9
A Petition of the Left Hand - - \\

The handsome and deformed Leg - 18

Conversation of a company of .Ephemerae, with the

Soliloquy of one advanced in age - 16

Morals of Chess - - - 19

The Art of procuring pleasant Dreams - 24
Advice to a Young Tradesman - - 31

Necessary Hints to those who would be rich 33
The way to make Money plenty in every Man's

pocket ----- 35
An (Economical Project . •» -,, - 36
On modern Innovations in the English Language

and in Printing 43
An Account of the highest Court of Judicature in

Pennsylvania, viz. The Court of the Press 50
Paper: a Poem -* - • » 55

On the Art of Swimming - - - s&

New Mode of Bathing - - - 60

Observations^ the generally prevailing Doctrines

of Life and Death ... 62

Precautions to be taken by those who are about to

under take a Sea Voyage - 64

On Luxury, Idleness, and Industry • 71

On the Slave Trade ... ff

Observations on War - 82 ,

On. the Impress of Seamen - - 84

On the Criminal Laws, and the practice of Priva-
teering - 89

Remarks concerning the Savages of North Amer-
ica - - - - 98.

To Mr. Dubourg, concerning the dissentions be-
tween England and America - - 107

A Comparison of the conduct of the ancient Jews,
and of the Antifederalists of the United States
of America. - - - - 108

The internal State of America: being a true^'
scription of the Interest and Policy of that vast
Continent - - - . 114

Information to those who would remove to Amer-

ica 122
Final Speech of Dr. Franklin in the late Federal

Convention - - - 134

Sketch of an English School - - 137

Busy-Body-, No. I. - - - 146

No. H. - - - 149

No. III. - - - 152

Nn. IV. - - - 157

No. V. - - . 164

No. VI. - - - 175

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